Who said gaming is for the lazy guys?
I didn’t play Triangler, but this is definitely a game I’d like to join in. Check this out:
Two teams of 5-to-100 players play a two-hour match in a city or rural area. The object of the game is to enclose enemy players with 2000-meter equilateral triangles formed by you and your team buddies. Using advanced location-based and presence services you can locate yourself, your team buddies and enemy players, learn about the availability-for-making-a-new-Triangle status of your buddies and publish your own status.
What’s this? Well, it’s the best game over at 2006 International Mobile Gaming Awards, at the 3GSM forum in Barcelona. The game also won the Most Innovative Game prize. Created by Dutch research institute TNO, and more specifically by Oskar van Deventer, one of the world’s most prolific designers of mechanical puzzles. (he also designs one-player computer thinking games – see www.clickmazes.com)
Although the number of players seems a big, looks like a pretty cool game to play with your college mates or your local Meetup group. Just imagine the excitement of capturing a 40 person group, all while running around town and sending army-like messages to your team members. Also imagine the looks on the faces of the local anti-terrorist squad after being alerted by panicked neighbors…
Read more over here and the official website